kuli

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See also: Kuli, kúli, and kulī

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli m

  1. coolie (unskilled Asian worker)

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Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kulit, from Proto-Austronesian *qaNiC.

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. skin (outer covering of the body of a person)

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. coolie

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tuli, from Proto-Oceanic *tuli, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuli (compare Maori turi, Fijian tuli, Indonesian tuli).

Verb[edit]

kuli

  1. (stative) to be deaf (not hearing)

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. knee

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuli/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧li

Noun[edit]

kuli (plural kulik)

  1. coolie

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi क़ुली / Urdu قلی (qulī, hired laborer, slave), from Turkish köle. Other forms occur in Bengali kuli and Tamil kuli, "daily hire." The Mandarin word 苦力 (kǔlì), was originally a transcription of the Hindi, and literally means "bitterly hard (use of) strength".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuli/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧li

Noun[edit]

kuli m (genitive singular kuliho, nominative plural kuliovia), declension pattern kuli

  1. coolie

Declension[edit]